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2024-01-28 – Kiley Begadim 1 – 2 – Para. 1-2a – Clothing – Tzitzis – Tikkun HaDibur Is Praising Tzaddikim – The Tefilah of a Person Wearing Shatnez Is Not Heard – How Tzitzis Protect

Kiley Begadim 1 – Clothing – TzitzisTikkun HaDibur Is Praising Tzaddikim – The Tefilah of a Person Wearing Shatnez Is Not Heard – How Tzitzis Protect – Speaker: Rabbi Nasan Maimon.
00:00 – HALAKHA 1. Hilkhos Kiley Begadim 1 is based on Likutey Moharan 29.
15:00 – Reference to Likutey Halakhos, Hilkhos Tzitzis 1.
16:00 – The letters of the word shatnez relate to the shattering of the vessels at the time of creation. True dibur is only when someone is being heard. The letters of shatnez relate to dibur which is not heard.
17:00 – If a person is wearing shatnez, their tefilah is not heard.
23:00 – Tikkun HaDibur. Both clothing and speech are aspects of malkhus.
24:00 – NOTE: Clothing communicates, for example, it’s a sign of respect, or the opposite.
25:00 – Q&R about the “fallen letters of shatnez“. Reference to Eitz Chaim, Shaar 8, Perek 2.
26:00 – HALAKHA 2. Introduction. Hilkhos Kiley Begadim 2 is based on 2Likutey Moharan 5.
28:00 – Tzitzis and tefillin protect Tikkun HaBris.
31:00 – Kovod – honor. Rabbi Yochanan referred to his clothing as his kovod. Sheidim cause clothing to become worn out.
36:00 – The connection of gerim to Klal Yisrael is associated with the “corners of the garments”. Gerim and the tikkun – repair – of arrogance.
38:00 – Reference to Likutey Moharan 29Tzitzis are a protective shield for the clothing and for Tikkun HaBris. Reference to Likutey Moharan 7.
39:00 – כִּ֥י לֵ֖אלֹהִֽים מָֽגִנֵּי־אֶ֗רֶץ מְאֹ֣ד נַֽעֲלָֽה – “… for HaShem has the protectors of the world; He is exceedingly exalted” (Tehillim 47:10). How tzitzis protect. Ki LElokim Maginei Aretzroshei teivos “malach” – “Masters of the Wings”. Why the blessing on wearing Tzitzis precedes that of putting on Tefillin.
41:00 – חֹנֶ֚ה מַלְאַךְ־יְהֹוָ֓ה סָ֘בִ֚יב לִֽ֜ירֵאָ֗יו וַֽיְחַלְּצֵֽם – “An angel of HaShem is stationed around those who fear Him, and He saved them” (Tehillim 34:8) refers to the protective power of Tzitzis.
42:00 – Q&R about clothing – why is it so important, when Adam and Chava were created without it? A Jews is not permitted to walk barefoot, or even just in socks. The feet are most vulnerable to spiritual harm.
45:00 – Q&R about wearing tzitzis at night.
46:00 – Q&R about the kohanim going barefoot in the Beis HaMikdash. They were in a place of holiness.
47:00 – Q&R about sheidim today. They do still exist.
48:00 – PARAGRAPH 2. The prohibition of shatnez – wearing wool and linen together.
52:00 – The angel Gavriel is dressed in linen.
57:00 – Q&R about not walking barefoot.

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